Betsy Ross House

3rd & Arch Streets

239 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Franklin Square

6th & Race Streets

200 N. Sixth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Once Upon A Nation in Valley Forge

Valley Forge National Historical Park Visitor Center

1400 North Outer Line Drive
King of Prussia, PA 19406

By Mass Transit

Philadelphia offers easily accessible mass transit through SEPTA.

By Car

William Penn designed Philadelphia to be easy to navigate with streets laid out on a grid. Getting to Historic Philadelphia takes less than 2 hours from New York City, Baltimore, and the Jersey Shore and less than 3 hours from Washington D.C.



There are many parking options throughout Historic Philadelphia. When using side-street parking, carefully read rules on signs. Be sure to check the assigned time-frame for parking in that area as well as the maximum amount of time you are allowed to park. Parking lots and garages are also available.

PPA AutoPark @ Independence Mall
  • Located between 5th and 6th streets and Market and Arch streets, directly underneath the Independence Visitor Center. Enter on 6th Street or 5th Street.
  • Operating Hours: 24-hour parking
  • Address for GPS:
    1 North Independence Mall West
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
National Constitution Center Parking
  • Enter on Race Street
  • Operating Hours:
    Monday -Saturday: 9 am – 6pm
    Sunday:  11 am – 6 pm
  • Address for GPS:
    500 Race Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19106